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There are 5 ways to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Albany, Ny

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Drive

  1. Drive from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Train to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Albany (ALB)
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The cheapest way to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 41m.

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The distance between New Canaan and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 110 miles. The road distance is 130.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs $45 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs $45 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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  • Distance: 110.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 32m

What companies run services between New Canaan, CT, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a train from New Canaan to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Stamford, Stamford Amtrak Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 6h 32m. Alternatively, Trailways operates a bus from White Plains, Ny to Albany, Ny once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$27 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$30 - $85
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $170
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trailways.com

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